Heroes of the Storm trailer welcomes Tracer


We mentioned that Tracer was on her way to Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's all-encompassing MOBA that will not stop, ever, until it's gobbled up every hero, villain, and minor character from all of their games. Well, the teleporty, British, bum-having Tracer has now completed her journey—she's been added as part of patch 1.19.

Sort of, anyway. She's in there if you "pre-purchased a digital copy of Overwatch: Origins Edition via Battle.net"—the rest of us will have to wait until April 26, at which point she'll be available to buy from the store.

Here's a trailer showing how Tracer rolls. Or, well, dashes.

For a more thorough breakdown of Tracer's abilities, have a read of Blizzard's patch notes. 1.19 also purports to improve the Quick Match matchmaking system, makes a few quality of life tweaks to the user interface, and bungs some new stuff in the shop.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.